1991 – 2002
Eleven years of civil war upset Sierra Leone; in 1999 the military intervention of United Nation becomes necessary, in order to begin disarming rebels.
Doctors with Africa CUAMM starts work in Sierra Leone, in Pujehun district.
March: start of the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, border country.
May: first case of Ebola in Kenema district, bordering with Pujehun, in Sierra Leone.
Extensive energy and resources are invested to control the Ebola epidemic in Pujehun district. Taking into account the outbreak of Ebola, CUAMM endeavour to provide continuity to mother and child healthcare activities, particularly at Pujehun district hospital.
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